About the class
- A focus on honing in on and trusting YOUR creative ideas and details.
- Owning, facing and using your fears and nerves in a smart, clever and effective way.
- Making the best use of nonverbal improv.
- Get a comprehensive understanding and clarification of expectations of directors and producers, as it relates to comedic acting, as well as overall professionalism.
- Addressing common mistakes in auditions and how to avoid them.
- What other skills should you have outside of improv/sketch/stand up that will help with your auditions?
Work with Commercial copy:
- Work on all types of comedy based commercial copy – spokesperson, promos, multiple person scenes, extensive copy with specific blocking, copy with little or no dialogue.
- How to showcase your improv skills wisely and to your advantage without the fear of going “too far”.
- Making use of improv without stepping too far away from the intent of copy. Being able to perform copy with and without improv. Avoiding using verbal improv as a crutch.
- Playing it safe vs making smart bold choices. Finding that happy medium that will make your stand out and be remembered.
- Releasing yourself from a typical commercial read.
- Taking direction – Covering multiple audition scenarios, including interpreting and working with someone who gives no direction in auditions.
- Timing – addressing the pacing of commercials and how to make the most of the time given.
- Give yourself the edge in auditions by being in the know of the most recent ads airing and observing the tone of the ads.
Read student testimonials! http://ericapalgon.com/erica-palgon-commercial-comedy-workshop-at-the-pit-testimonials
*This workshop will include a special guest at the end of the fourth week.